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Strike: Appeal Court will nullify NIC order- ASUU


The university lecturers under the aegis of the  Academic Staff Union of Universities (ASUU) has vowed to file an appeal by  the National Industrial Court (NIC) ordering the calling off of its seven months old strike.

In a brief statement sent to members of the union on Wednesday by the Chairman of Lagos Zone of ASUU, Adelaja Odukoya, he urged the university lecturers to remain calm.

According to the union, it has contacted its lawyer is making move to file an appeal without wasting time.

It should be noted that the popular lawyer Femi Falana, a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), is the lawyer to ASUU.

The statement by ASUU is titled; “NIC Back to Work Order on ASUU: Be Calm.” It urged members to remain united, saying that the order would be vacated by the Appeal Court

The statement reads in part; “Our Comrade President, Comrade Victor Osodeke, has urged members of our Great Union to remain calm as there is no cause for alarm on the back to work order delivered earlier today.

“Our lawyer is filing an appeal and stay of execution of the judgment. Members should remain resolute and strong. A people united can never be defeated. Solidarity without compromise.”